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"Over the past five years our sales have declined 10% annually though expenses have increased," said store owner Jim Magee.
The store owner cited the pandemic as contributing to her decision.
The store will reopen in February at the former site of Restoration Hardware.
The luxury apparel retailer joins such names as Neiman Marcus, J.Crew, J.C. Penney, and Chuck E. Cheese to file for bankruptcy over the past few months.
Employees at the restaurant were first furloughed temporarily on March 17, a move that was originally envisioned to last six months or less.
The store claimed it served "the absolute best coffee you have ever tasted!"
The Fairfield location is the only store in the chain that is currently closed.
The store is one of seven Trader Joe's locations nationwide that has been temporarily closed.
The retailer's sole remaining Connecticut store will be in New Haven.
The 14-store chain began in 1933 as a fruit-and-vegetable stand on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.
The owners cited "high rent prices, other operational cost increases and decline in local shopping."
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